601 Spanish Verbs is the only Spanish language verb book a student of any level will ever need. With full conjugations of every verb in 16 tenses and moods, finding the right ending and conquering irregular verbs has never been so easy. This full-color book features a free CD-ROM with words and phrases for your iPod ®. What Actual Students Are Saying About 601 Spanish Verbs:
The text messaging and easy layout definitely gives this book an advantage-- I give it two thumbs up!- Gerren Crosson, Saint John's School, Houston, TX
I find the memory tips section to be extremely creative--it's helpful for trying to find little tricks to remember the verbs- Rebecca Lange, East Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Why Teachers Are Excited About 601 Spanish Verbs:
For the student that is struggling with conjugation, this is a tremendous resource- Susan Quintyne, Herricks Middle School, Herricks, NY
Memory tips are the way students learn best and teachers use these techniques to help students memorize lists - Catalina Nacher, Edgemont High School, Scarsdale, NY
The text messaging section is a fun way to grab students' attention and makes this book special and unique
- Rebecca Spring, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina Features:
100 more verbs than other verb books!
Sleek, stylish design with a clear and easy-to-read layout
FREE CD-ROM with 300 of the most essential phrases for your iPod®--both visually on screen and audio
Memory tips written by a memory expert for better studying
75 Must Know Spanish Verbs - Those most frequently used in speech, writing, and on tests
Spanish text message phrases for a fun learning experience
Verb endings are bolded to help students remember the changing part of the verb
Verb activity pages
Lists of popular test verbs, technology-related verbs, and spelling shortcuts
Alphabetical listing of all 601 Spanish verbs
601 Spanish Verbs Was Written By Experienced Teachers and Language Experts:
Lori Langer de Ramirez holds a Master's in Applied Linguistics and a Doctorate in Curriculum Teaching from Teacher's College, Columbia University. She has written and contributed to countless Spanish-language books, textbooks and articles, and promotes her methodology on her interactive website, miscositas.com.
Stephen Kehs has a B.A in Spanish and an M.A.T. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has taught Spanish domestically and led several student trips abroad.
Asela Laguna-Mourao has a B.A. in Latin American Studies and an M.A. Ed. from St. Perer's College. She has studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain and Costa Rica and currently teaches middle and high school Spanish.
Jim Sarris has a B.A. in Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an M.A. in TESOL/Bilingual Ed. from Southern Connecticut State University. A proficient teacher of Spanish at all levels, Sarris also published several books on enhancing memory skills and Spanish language learning.
Sandy Williamson has a B.A. and M.A.T. from Duke University and has traveled extensively throughout the Hispanic world. She has presented at several conferences and served as an AP reader in 1996. She currently teaches high school Spanish.
By Jedd M. Chesterson "Jeddson" - June 16, 2009
excellent resource for people who are learning Spanish. Has descriptions of when to use each verb tense along with a translation. The book provides each of the 601 verbs in each of these forms to make sure that the language learner uses them correctly (in writing and speaking). As a Spanish teacher, i think that it is a straightfoward book that provides instant help for someone trying to improve their spanish skills.
Great for Beginners (More Advanced Speakers, look elsewhere)
By Asphyxia - February 14, 2011
Now, don't be gettin' all hot and bothered about my title of this review. When I first bought this book, I was a junior in high school. HANDS-DOWN it was invaluable for me during that time. I decided I would minor in Spanish in college, and in my first year of intermediate Spanish, it worked well. As we began working with more complex verb tenses and usages (that subjunctive always gets ya, am I right?), this book was still working out well for me.
Well, as I've now progressed to the most advanced intermediate Spanish course I can take before moving on to the next level, this book has not been helpful. I almost always have to look up unfamiliar verbs in my other Spanish-English dictionaries.
I still reference to this book because of the beginning portion. The first part of the book dedicates several pages to each verb tense, explaining the tense, giving examples of it, giving examples of when you would use it vs using this other tense ("In this case, use the... read more
By Profesora - June 6, 2011
This item is a MUST have for anyone wanting to learn Spanish OR if you are studying Spanish in High School or College!! I don't know what I would do without it!